For Now, at Least, the World Isn’t Making Enough Batteries

Demand for batteries to power cars and store solar energy has overmatched the world’s few suppliers.

Oct 3, 2018 · 5 min read
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By Brian Eckhouse

Evidence of the battery-powered era is all around us. Electric vehicles are cruising down our freeways. Household appliances thrum with stored solar energy…

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